The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the City of London region that had Senior Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Tester
Rank 248 296 324
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 1 17 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.016% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.18% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 16 9
Median salary £65,000 £46,563 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+39.59% -1.97%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,845 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.02% +14.25%
Senior Tester
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5860 9270 11441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.92% 95.19% 95.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5350 7985 9560
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region that featured Senior Tester in the job title.

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Tester across the City of London region.

Senior Tester Salary Trend in the City of London

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, Senior Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring Senior Tester in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) QA
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 5 (62.50%) JMeter
4 4 (50.00%) NUnit
4 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (50.00%) Selenium
5 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
5 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
5 3 (37.50%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 3 (37.50%) Quality Management
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (37.50%) ISEB
6 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (25.00%) Java
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
6 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
6 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
7 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
7 1 (12.50%) SDET
7 1 (12.50%) Protractor
7 1 (12.50%) Stress Testing

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) JMeter
2 4 (50.00%) NUnit
2 4 (50.00%) Selenium
3 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
4 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 1 (12.50%) JBehave
5 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (12.50%) JUnit
5 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
5 1 (12.50%) Protractor
5 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
5 1 (12.50%) TestNG
General
1 1 (12.50%) Billing
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Law
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (12.50%) RESTful
1 1 (12.50%) Spring
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (37.50%) Quality Management
4 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
5 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
5 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (12.50%) API Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 1 (12.50%) BDD
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
6 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
City, London
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